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Send vs. Sending — What's the Difference?

Send vs. Sending — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Send and Sending

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Send

To cause to be conveyed by an intermediary to a destination
Send goods by plane.
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Sending

To cause to be conveyed by an intermediary to a destination
Send goods by plane.
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Send

To dispatch, as by a communications medium
Send a message by radio.
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Sending

To dispatch, as by a communications medium
Send a message by radio.
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Send

To direct to go on a mission
Sent troops into the Middle East.
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Sending

To direct to go on a mission
Sent troops into the Middle East.
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Send

To require or enable to go
Sent her children to college.
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Sending

To require or enable to go
Sent her children to college.
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Send

To direct (a person) to a source of information; refer
Sent the student to the reference section of the library.
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Sending

To direct (a person) to a source of information; refer
Sent the student to the reference section of the library.
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Send

To give off (heat, for example); emit or issue
A stove that sends forth great warmth.
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Sending

To give off (heat, for example); emit or issue
A stove that sends forth great warmth.
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Send

To utter or otherwise emit (sound)
Sent forth a cry of pain.
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Sending

To utter or otherwise emit (sound)
Sent forth a cry of pain.
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Send

To hit so as to direct or propel with force; drive
The batter sent the ball to left field. The slap on my back sent me staggering.
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Sending

To hit so as to direct or propel with force; drive
The batter sent the ball to left field. The slap on my back sent me staggering.
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Send

To cause to take place or occur
We will meet whatever vicissitudes fate may send.
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Sending

To cause to take place or occur
We will meet whatever vicissitudes fate may send.
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Send

To put or drive into a given state or condition
Horrifying news that sent them into a panic.
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Sending

To put or drive into a given state or condition
Horrifying news that sent them into a panic.
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Send

(Slang) To transport with delight; carry away
That music really sends me.
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Sending

(Slang) To transport with delight; carry away
That music really sends me.
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Send

To dispatch someone to do an errand or convey a message
Let's send out for hamburgers.
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Sending

To dispatch someone to do an errand or convey a message
Let's send out for hamburgers.
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Send

To dispatch a request or order, especially by mail
Send away for a new catalogue.
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Sending

To dispatch a request or order, especially by mail
Send away for a new catalogue.
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Send

To transmit a message or messages
The radio operator was still sending when the ship went down.
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Sending

To transmit a message or messages
The radio operator was still sending when the ship went down.
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Send

Variant of scend.
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Sending

Variant of scend.
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Send

To make something (such as an object or message) go from one place to another (or to someone).
Every day at two o'clock, he sends his secretary out to buy him a coffee.
She sends me a letter every month.
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Sending

To heave upward on a wave or swell.
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Send

To excite, delight, or thrill (someone).
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Sending

The rising movement of a ship on a wave or swell.
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Send

(transitive) To bring to a certain condition.
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Sending

Present participle of send
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Send

To dispatch an agent or messenger to convey a message or do an errand.
Seeing how ill she was, we sent for a doctor at once.
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Sending

The act by which somebody or something is sent.
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Send

(transitive) To cause to be or to happen; to bring, bring about; (archaic) to visit: (Referring to blessing or reward) To bestow; to grant. (Referring to curse or punishment) To inflict. Sometimes followed by a dependent proposition.
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Sending

The act of causing something to go (especially messages)
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Send

To pitch.
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Send

To make a successful ascent of a sport climbing route.
She finally sent the 12a after hours of failed attempts.
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Send

To care.
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Send

(telecommunications) An operation in which data is transmitted.
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Send

An icon (usually on a computer screen and labeled with the word "Send") on which one clicks (with a mouse or its equivalent) or taps to transmit an email or other electronic message.
Good thing I didn't hit send on that resume; I just noticed a bad typo.
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Send

(nautical) scend
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Send

(Scotland) A messenger, especially one sent to fetch the bride.
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Send

A callout or diss usually aimed at a specific person, often in the form of a diss track.
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Send

(climbing) A successful ascent of a sport climbing route.
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Send

To cause to go in any manner; to dispatch; to commission or direct to go; as, to send a messenger.
I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran.
I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.
Servants, sent on messages, stay out somewhat longer than the message requires.
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Send

To give motion to; to cause to be borne or carried; to procure the going, transmission, or delivery of; as, to send a message.
He . . . sent letters by posts on horseback.
O send out thy light an thy truth; let them lead me.
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Send

To emit; to impel; to cast; to throw; to hurl; as, to send a ball, an arrow, or the like.
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Send

To cause to be or to happen; to bestow; to inflict; to grant; - sometimes followed by a dependent proposition.
The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke.
And sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
God send your mission may bring back peace.
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Send

To dispatch an agent or messenger to convey a message, or to do an errand.
See ye how this son of a murderer hath sent to take away my head?
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Send

To pitch; as, the ship sends forward so violently as to endanger her masts.
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Send

The impulse of a wave by which a vessel is carried bodily.
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Send

Cause to go somewhere;
The explosion sent the car flying in the air
She sent her children to camp
He directed all his energies into his dissertation
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Send

To cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place;
He had sent the dispatches downtown to the proper people and had slept
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Send

Cause to be directed or transmitted to another place;
Send me your latest results
I'll mail you the paper when it's written
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Send

Transport commercially
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Send

Assign to a station
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Send

Transfer;
The spy sent the classified information off to Russia
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Send

Cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution;
After the second episode, she had to be committed
He was committed to prison
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Send

Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television;
We cannot air this X-rated song
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